Source: Palm Beach Post

 

Indictment of FBI informant complicates West Palm terrorism case

No one familiar with how federal law enforcement officials flush out alleged terrorist plots is surprised that a confidential informant was involved in last year’s arrest of the three men — Gregory Hubbard, Dayne Christian and Darren Arness Jackson — who are accused of supporting the Islamic State. But that the informant was indicted? “That’s a little unusual to say the least,” said Miami defense attorney Albert Levin. That the government is invoking the classified procedures act is also unusual, Levin said. He said he suspects Abgareia, who has been convicted of charges in the United States and Canada for defrauding dozens of Muslim groups, worked for the FBI for years and the agency is worried about the impact his arrest could have on other cases. Read more here.

 

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